Kinghorn, Dominican Friary

Friary (possible)

Site Name Kinghorn, Dominican Friary

Classification Friary (possible)

Canmore ID 52774

Site Number NT28NE 8

NGR NT 27 87

NGR Description NT c. 27 87

Datum OSGB36 - NGR

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Administrative Areas

  • Council Fife
  • Parish Kinghorn
  • Former Region Fife
  • Former District Kirkcaldy
  • Former County Fife

Archaeology Notes

NT28NE 8 c. 27 87.

A house of Dominican Friars at Kinghorn is mentioned in a charter of 1388, but this charter is very probably spurious and the existence of a monastery here may be regarded as very dubious.

D E Easson 1957.

No further information was acquired during fieldwork to either confirm or disprove the existence of this supposed house of Dominican Friars.

Visited by OS (W D J) 2 March 1959.


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